Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

04 February 2020

Is there a better way to lose those calories?

04 February 2020

How does somthing like that get going?

04 February 2020

Why was cyanide Agatha Christie's poison of choice?

04 February 2020

How to steal speed from Saturn.

04 February 2020

Should I drink what I boiled my veg in?

04 February 2020

Why don't we use MRIs to diagnose depression?

04 February 2020

Is it easy to look for toxins?

04 February 2020

Pluto has Charon, Neptune has Triton...we just have Moon?

04 February 2020

Who have we got this week

02 February 2020

How aquatic single-celled plants can convert things we throw away into high-value materials...

30 January 2020

Can running for 15 minutes a day help improve the health of children?

30 January 2020

A day on the Polarstern: studying climate change up close...

28 January 2020

The part of the show where we read your correspondence - and listener Gal has an eye-watering question...

28 January 2020

Nesyamun was a priest in ancient Egypt - and now he can speak and sing again...

25 January 2020

Manufacturers claim they've cut down release of this gas, but do the data agree?

24 January 2020

What happens if the Earth's magnetic field ever reverses its polarity? Geologist John Underhill explains...

24 January 2020

It's time for a traditional dance - but this ceilidh is about neurons and brain signals...

24 January 2020

A toast to the lassies and a response to the laddies, celebrating the great figures of Scottish science...

24 January 2020

Comedian Fred MacAulay has just broken a world record - and he joins us to deliver the Address to a Haggis...

24 January 2020

What goes into making the Scottish delicacy?

24 January 2020

Where did this celebration come from?

24 January 2020

China and India said they had cut emissions of potent greenhouse gas HFC-23 - but levels seem to be rising...

24 January 2020

The speed at which bees vomit doesn't sound important - but it affects which plants farmers should breed...